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29 unmissable things to do in Singapore this February

Concerts, film events and a huge block party on Keong Saik to take you through this month.

By SG Staff | Jan 27, 2017

  • 29 unmissable things to do in Singapore this February
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February is set to be a super exciting month for music, with huge legends like Joe Satriani and Guns N' Roses rocking out Singapore's arenas, while The Moffatts and Yellowcard, both playing their last ever gig before calling it quits, will be bringing us an emotional, nostalgic night of music. There are also a couple of film events to look forward too and a huge block party on Keong Saik. Exciting times are head of us.

PARTY
Kult Kafe is throwing a whole night of reggae and dub with prolific DJ and producer Jstar helming the decks. He'll be dishing out remixes of familiar tunes by Blackstreet, Gang Starr, Busta Rhymes and more. Fun fact: Diplo explicitly said once that Jstar was an inspiration for his Major Lazer crew. Feb 1

FOOD/DRINK
From BottlesXO, who have been delivering a wide selection European vino right to your doorstep within the hour, comes pop-up Beers & Pretzels night, a showcase for the variety of European craft beers that they've now added to their catalogue. Feb 2

CONCERT
Bring Me The Horizon were slated to perform at Fort Canning Park in September but later postponed because lead singer Oli Skye came down with acute laryngitis. They’ve since rescheduled, and with five albums under their belt, we are all set for a night of killer riffs and towering vocals. Tickets are $108 a pop.. Feb 2

PARTY
Your favorite dynamic duo Adrian Wee & KiDG are returning to Zouk’s new location for their iconic Poptart night of indie-flavored everything, from Queen to The Killers, so get your dancing shoes ready.  Feb 4

PARTY
Celebrate the genre long associated with racial and sexual minorities at Yum Seng Disco Cock and have a great festive time breaking out those retro dance moves to the great tunes by Bobby Luo, Ritz Lim and Shigeki. Singapore's favorite drag queens Becca D'Bus and Mona Kee Kee will also be making an appearance. Feb 4

PARTY
This edition of Kult Kafe's Sunday on the Hill will see a live performance by local musician Tinkerer, followed by some chill tunes from DJs Shellsuit and Stew Bamrah. On the food front, Sidecar Sausages and Banyan Tamarind Foods have you covered. Feb 5

FILM
Singaporean filmmaker and Cannes darling Boo Junfeng started out making many short films before eventually producing his very first feature in 2010. Catch the screening of Sandcastle, Boo’s debut feature that explores the issues of the individual and national identity through the eyes of an 18-year-old. Admission is free, and so is the popcorn.. Feb 8

THEATER
The award-winning musical Chicago, based on events from the 1920s, has finally hit our shores. Go on a journey with nightclub singer Roxie Hart as she sings her way to become the star she always wanted, meeting characters like double murderess Velma Kelly and charming lawyer Billy Flynn, along the way. Feb 8-19

CONCERT
One of the greatest American rock bands of all time, Journey, returns to Singapore after four years. Be prepared to be swept away by lead vocalist Arnel Pineda, as he and bandmates Neal Schon, Ross Valory, Steve Smith, and Jonathan Cain, perform crowd favorites like “Faithfully”, “Open Arms” and history’s biggest-seling digital catalog song, “Don’t Stop Believin’”. Feb 10

WORKSHOP
If you're thinking of making a nice home-cooked meal for Valentine's Day, but only know how to boil eggs, register for this masterclass as chef Chung Deming (from The Quarters) teaches how to make dishes like "la la" clams doused in chili crab sauce, curry chicken made from scratch and more. Feb 11

CONCERT
Get ready for a raucous night at Aliwal Arts Street as American progressive metal band Periphery brings the house down with their brand of soaring melodies and guitar shredding. Feb 11

MARKET
Part of EarthFest Singapore, there's a clothes swapping event where you can bring your items on any of the four collection dates to get them checked and then refresh your wardrobe with some pre-loved clothes, in exchange for yours. Feb 12

MARKET
Also part of EarthFest, the Really Really Free Market is back for its 47th edition. You know the drill; come with stuff you don't want to give to people in need. Apart from the usual books, CDs and goods, there will be people cutting hair, doing tarot card reading and writing poetry. You can also give back at this market, too.  Feb 12

FESTIVAL
The sustainability-focused EarthFest is having its second edition at Marina Barrage, with a farmer’s market, “planet-friendly foods”, film screenings, talks and low-emission carnival games. Feb 12

FOOD
Hong Kong’s it restaurant, yakitori joint Yardbird is coming to Singapore, grilling up a storm at Meatsmith for a one-night only collab, which comes with a street party of course. Gorge on signatures like katsu sander, Korean Fried Cauliflower and their meatballs with tare-cured egg yolk. Feb 12

CONCERT
This will be Yellowcard's swansong after being in the scene for almost two decades. While they will be promoting their last self-titled album, you can expect a night filled with nostalgia and teen angst as they (hopefully) perform classic hits like "Ocean Avenue" and "Only One”.  Feb 12

FILM
The Swedish Embassy is collaborating with The Projector for the second edition of the Swedish Film Festival, with a big focus on iconic Swedish director Roy Andersson, famed for his Living Trilogy and a style marked by absurd, comedic social commentary. Feb 12-19

FESTIVAL
Keong Saik’s now-regular block party Urban Ventures is back again, with 21 local musicians and acts from Noise Music Mentorship, as well as pole dancers, a street party, an exhibition of infamous local artist SKL0’s new work and more. Feb 18

CONCERT
Joe Satriani is returning to Singapore for the second time since 2014, this time as part of his Asian “Surfing to Shockwave” 2017 tour. Besides his new releases from Shockwave Supernova, he's also added a couple of gems from his 30-year career to his repertoire for the night, which includes songs like “Big Bad Moon”, “Not of this Earth” and more. Feb 21

FILM
Revel in #blackexcellence at the Singapore premier of Hidden Figures, about the unsung African-American women at NASA who worked behind-the-scenes during important US space missions. Feb 23

MARKET
Travel deals and cute trinkets by local and international makers come together at Fleawhere’s three-day Wanderlust Market at Marina Bay Sands. Get inspired and load up on jewelry, accessories and other unique knick-knacks. Feb 24

HEALTH
Even if you haven’t been training at all, you can still get in shape to do a 5K jog at the Marina Run, where the waterfront route will be a big motivator. Fitter peeps can sign up for the 10K or the half-marathon. Feb 25

CONCERT
Melbourne-based rock outfit My Disco is no stranger to Singapore. Part of a seven-show Southeast Asian tour, Rohan Rebeiro, Liam Andrews and Ben Andrews will perform their intense minimalist brand of music at a completely DIY venue in some industrial building in Geylang. Feb 25

CONCERT
Hard Rock Cafe is going to be filled with a bunch of late twenty- and early third-somethings as Canadian pop band of brothers The Moffatts drop by for a one-night-only live performance. Rewind to 19 years ago and have a nostalgic weepfest to “Miss You Like Crazy” and “I’ll Be There For You”. Feb 25

CONCERT
Legendary LA rockers Guns n’ Roses are coming to Singapore for the first time. Though we already know what to expect from Slash after witnessing his sizzling guitar performance during Singfest in 2010, we are stoked to have them perform as a band at Changi Exhibition Center. Feb 25

COMEDY
The incisive, occasionally cross-dressing and viciously funny British comedian Eddie Izzard is coming to Singapore for his Force Majeure tour, where he has a go at French people (as usual), Lord of the Rings and musicals. Tickets flew so fast, they’ve added an additional show. Book it! Feb 27

CONCERT
American pop rock band Before You Exit is dropping by Singapore for the Asian leg of their All The Lights EP tour. The three brothers were signed to RCA Records/Sony Music after winning the third annual "Macy's iHeartRadio Rising" star campaign and later released hit single "Model" in 2015. Feb 28

ART
This fifth edition of the Singapore Biennale, titled “Atlas of Mirrors” is showcasing 58 pieces and installations from 60 artists (10 of which are Singaporean) and three art collectives. Now you can rent a bike for free to cycle across the seven different venues. Through Feb 26

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